Monthly Archive: December 2009


The Closing of the Year

The 1992 Robin Williams film Toys may be largely forgettable, but it did offer a song worth remembering:  “The Closing of the Year” by former Prince band members Wendy & Lisa (and featuring...


New Years Rockin Eve

As a kid, we’d gather around the tube to usher in the new year with Dick Clark on Rockin’ New Years Eve. After Mr. Clark’s accident a few years back,...


MTV Best of 2009

MTV launched a mini-site that showcases the best of Music, Shows, News and Movies from 2009. Happy New Year! Check it out!


Love is a Mix Tape

Deanna Adams does a great book review of “Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time.” by Rob Sheffield. Mix Tapes can now be lost...


VH1 Internet Radio

I was pleasantly surprised to find that VH1 has a great selection of music on their internet radio stations. Listen to VH1 Radio that plays big hitters like 3 Doors...


Instrumental music

Instrumental music is a classification of music that has transcended the ages and grown and diversified within itself, yet its premise remains the same. It allows the listener more freedom...


VH1 2009 Top 10 Best Videos

VH1 is counting down the top 40 best videos of 2009. Below is a glimpse of the top 10 (spoiler alert). Lady Gaga continued to impact the music world ending...


Top 10 Best Christmas Songs

Merry Christmas! Here are my favorite 10 Christmas tunes! Do you have any to add to this list? White Christmas – Bing Crosby Linus and Lucy- Vince Guaraldi Blue Christmas...


Alicia Keys – The Element of Freedom

Last month Alicia Keys released her new album titled “The Element of Freedom”. If you’ve watched any award shows recently you’ve already got a sneak peak at some of the...


The Flying Pickets — “Only You”

If you were in the UK 26 years ago right now, it’s a good bet you’d be hearing this song–“Only You” by the Flying Pickets–on the radio.  The group’s first single was...